The Rise of Urban Vertical Forests

July 15, 2017

Vertical forests–living , breathing skyscrapers enveloped in trees, shrubs, and flowering plants–can, like the one’s featured above, absorb 25 tons of carbon dioxide annually and produce roughly 60 kilograms of oxygen daily, while also promoting local urban biodiversity.

Milan-based Stefano Read More...

You Will Flip For These Tabletop Vases

July 9, 2017

If you are the kind of person who likes to reserve the option to change your mind, or you have difficulty choosing things, then you will flip over this Flip Vase.

You simply flip the pages of this whimsical tabletop … Read More...

“Vegitecture” Project Brings Vertical Farming to Paris Suburb

July 5, 2017

In the Parisian suburb of Romainville, a vertical farming project will transform the concept of urban agriculture in a “vegitecture” complex whose small production loop will enable residents to buy produce directly from their local urban farm.

In a … Read More...

This Table Multi-Functions As Indoor Herb Garden, Cooler, and Storage for Veggies

June 30, 2017

Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

I love designs that multitask which is why I am in love with Pre\serve, a low-seating dining collection that is part indoor herb garden, receptacle for storing vegetables, and cooler. The multifunctional table features Read More...

Therapeutic Reflections: The”Breast Cancer Now Garden”

June 14, 2017

Drawing inspiration from breast cancer researchers examining cells through microscopes in the lab, The Breast Cancer Now Garden: Through the Microscope at the 2017 Chelsea Garden Show was a space created to commemorate research scientists dedicated to eradicating breast cancer.Read More...

Guided Instagram Tour of the Global Urban Garden

June 12, 2017

Paris, Stockholm, Barcelona, Brooklyn, Winston-Salem, Los Angeles…In my visits across the country and abroad, I’ve experienced some compelling imagery and special moments that have captured my soul with their intriguing visual details.

The New Nordic Cuisine
The luscious beet, perched … Read More...

Our Oceans Are a Repository of Important Raw Materials

June 10, 2017

The world’s oceans help regulate our climate but, as a result of global warming, are rising to critical levels–a serious threat to the survival of the planet. The effort to thwart climate change is essential for the preservation of the Read More...

Cool Sustainable and Stylish DIY Ideas For Outdoor Solar Lighting

June 8, 2017

Line the path to your solar lit gazebo with two rows of solar landscape lights. Via Indulgy.

Solar power is everywhere–solar-powered clothing and backpacks that charge your gadgets on the go, solar-powered camping tents, Tesla’s solar roof shingles and even Read More...

Four Practical Ideas for Greening Indoor Spaces

June 7, 2017


Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

In an ideal world, we’d all have a backyard garden full of our favorite plants, maybe even a stunning greenhouse bursting with year-round color and tropical foliage. But many of us lack outdoor space Read More...

Sea Levels and Climate Change Awareness On the Rise?

June 6, 2017

Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

“Climate change arguably represents the greatest threat of this generation. Fortunately, it also represents a tremendous opportunity.” commented L. Rafael Reif, President of MIT, in response to the US withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord.Read More...

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